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Station opened - 20th July 1874

Station closed to goods traffic - 10th June 1963
Station closed to passenger traffic - 7th March 1966

Grid Ref: 183 ST 616492

The station was built just a short distance from the summit of the steep climb from Radstock. Consisting of two platforms with the main station buildings on the Southern down platform. The up platform had a small shelter.

There was a fairly large goods yard at the Masbury end of the station with two goods sheds, one large stone structure, originally belonging to the Oakhill Brewery and was the terminus of a 2½ mile long, 2 ft 6in gauge light railway, this closed in 1921. This shed contained a 1 ton crane. There was a smaller goods shed opposite. There were also the usual cattle pens and loading docks etc.

The station area was controlled by a 24 lever signal box situated in the middle of the up platform adjacent to the shelter, the base being built of stone and  brick, with a timber top section.

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At the Northern end of the station, just after the road bridge, were the Mendips Stone Works. Here there were sidings and a large stone building, and a narrow gauge railway leading to the nearby quarry.

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